Construction Equipment and Supplies

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Hy-Tek JCB Awarded Contract from the Shelly Company

May 30, 2014

JCB Skid Steers Provided to Ohio’s Leading Supplier of Asphalt Paving Materials COLUMBUS, OH  — Hy-Tek JCB, the Construction Equipment Division of Hy-Tek Material Handling, Inc., has been awarded a contract to provide The Shelly Company with ten 2014 JCB 260 T4 skid steers. The Shelly Company-Ohio’s leading supplier of asphalt paving materials-will use the skid steers at its aggregate... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Mechanical Auto-Feed Wood Chipper offers smooth, even pull.

May 29, 2014

Along with CNC plasma-cut pieces that are welded for strength and durability, WM-8M 8 in. PTO mechanical auto-feed wood chipper features dual in-feed rollers, belt-driven gearbox with drive axle system, as well as heavy pressure and high-tension springs. A8 tool steel knives have double edges, and shaft is supported by 3 separate bearings as it passes through flywheel housing. Made of high-carbon... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Controls & Controllers

SITECH Technology Dealer Established in Northwest Mexico to Serve Heavy Civil Construction Contractors

May 29, 2014

SITECH Noroeste Joins the First Fully Dedicated Global Distribution Network for Construction Technology Solutions SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that a SITECH® Technology Dealer has been established in northwest Mexico. SITECH Noroeste joins the premier network of SITECH dealerships--the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering the most... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

Greenbrier Announces Orders for 7,000 New Railcars Valued at over $700 Million

May 29, 2014

~ Value of orders received in fiscal 2014 reaches $1.7 billion ~~ Continued strength in intermodal and energy markets lead the way ~~ Orders for tank cars exceed 2,300 units LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. – The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. [NYSE:GBX announced today that it received new orders in April and May for 7,000 railcar units valued at more than $700 million.  Orders announced today comprise a... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Machinery & Machining Tools

Rock Drill reduces operator exposure to noise and vibration.

May 23, 2014

Designed to suppress noise and vibration, S250-M3 improves drilling production while decreasing fatigue regarding operators' ears, hands, and feet. Main airflow cylinder channel and exhaust allow efficient actuation of drill, and design drives more energy to face of rock. Vibration level also helps reduce components wear, promoting extended operation. There are 3 primary variations — jackleg,... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mounting & Attaching Products

Wedge Lock Coupler attaches to crawler excavators.

May 19, 2014

Designed for use with company's 6–53 metric ton excavator models, Wedge Lock Coupler allows operators to change excavator attachments without need for additional hydraulics, but does not decrease machine's breakout force. Coupler has limited increase in tip radius over pin-on mounting. For jobsite safety, system's swing ear design and use of bolt retainer safety plate helps prevent... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Transportation Industry Products, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Wireless Pedal supports TIG welding applications.

May 13, 2014

By eliminating cords that can lead to tripping hazards, K3127-1 Wireless Pedal minimizes clutter and optimizes workplace safety. System includes K3350-1 foot pedal and K3351-1 receiver, which operate on variety of Lincoln power sources. Receiver features power cable adapter requiring 115 V service, and LED display that indicates status of foot pedal battery life, welding output, and signal... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Safety & Security Equipment

Boston Drivers are a little dryer thanks to an Emergency Pipe Repair by Pumpcoat

May 13, 2014

A 6 inch ductile iron pipe had been leaking for some time at one of the Pumping Stations in the Sumner Tunnel.  (The pipe was part of the piping system called an Increaser that went from 6 to 8 inches over the span of about a foot.) The Department of Transportation Maintenance person had tried other types of repairs including clamps and welding, but it still leaked and was getting worse. With... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment and Supplies, Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

Vapor Retarder and Air Barrier protects roofing.

May 13, 2014

Composed of self-adhesive SBS modified bitumen with polyethylene facer on top surface and silicone release film on bottom, Duro-Guard® SOPRAVAP’R addresses movement of air in roof assemblies as required in 2012 International Energy Code. Product can be installed on steel, plywood, gypsum, concrete board, asphalt panel, or concrete deck. When correctly engineered into roof assembly, it will... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Portable Tools

Portable, Trailer-Mounted Drill Rig is designed for shale.

May 12, 2014

Drilling rig T250XD provides 250,000 lb hook load using Telemast® technology and is equipped with LoadSafe XD fully-automated, hands-free pipe handling system. Rig is used for top-hole drilling and features top drive travel, operator's control room, and ability to interface with remote operating centers via satellite or Internet. Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Tier 4 Excavators offer fuel efficiency, advanced instrumentation.

May 9, 2014

Powered by direct-inject, 1.7 L, naturally aspirated diesel engine, E32i conventional tail swing and E35i Zero Tail Swing excavators suit confined areas and can be equipped with optional extendable (telescoping) arm. Both 3-ton class, 24.8 hp excavators feature forward-mount instrumentation system, auto-idle throttle, and auto-shift travel, and are available with deluxe instrumentation panel that... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Construction Equipment and Supplies, Controls & Controllers

Compaction Control System helps eliminate unnecessary passes.

May 8, 2014

Installed on 4-drum soil or landfill compactor, GNSS-based Trimble® CCS900 features real-time color mapping on in-cab display, allowing operator to make uniform passes and ensure target compaction is reached with minimal fuel usage and machine wear. Unit offers in-field reporting options, including in-cab report generation and printing. Compaction progress and problem areas are indicated on... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies

Road Milling Machine Skis offer wear protection.

April 29, 2014

Intended for road milling contractors, Super C™ chromium carbide overlay is rated for applications requiring abrasion resistance with moderate impact, good formability, and weldability. KenCast™ composite material combines wear resistance of tungsten carbide with toughness and weldability of steel. Both enable road milling skis to last hundreds of hours. Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Rotary Cutter Attachments transform undergrowth into mulch.

April 22, 2014

Designed to help compact equipment operators cut overgrown grass, brush, and small trees, Brushcat™ Attachments feature standard 3 in. cutting height. Series includes standard flow or high-flow options in 66 and 72 in. widths, and 80 in. model with high-flow capability. Oscillating deck enables attachment to follow ground surface, while 2 direct-drive, offset motors featuring... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Optics & Photonics

Telemetrics' TG4 Teleglide Camera Track System Offers Highly Versatile Straight or Curved Studio Configurations

April 21, 2014

Las Vegas, NV  – At this year's NAB, Telemetrics Inc. is featuring its new TG4 Teleglide Camera Track System. Smoother and quieter compared to previous and competitive systems, TG4 offers the unique ability to conform in shape and scale to a variety of studio needs whether mounted on the floor or the ceiling. The extremely quiet system features a unique integrated cable management system... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment and Supplies

Hybrid Insulation targets deck to sky roofing assemblies.

April 16, 2014

Measuring 48 in. x 50 ft x 3/8 in., Duro-Guard XPS Hybrid Fan Fold is made with rigid extruded polystyrene core and wrapped with facers for resistance to heat flow and moisture. Each fold is cut to allow board to lay flat and contains section that is crushed for installation in windy applications. With no CFCs, HCFCs, formaldehyde, or VOCs, product is used as recover board over granulated or... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Block-Bit System optimizes trenching and foundation drilling.

April 1, 2014

Featuring internal groove in block bore, RockRazor™ Block and Bit System accommodates 3 retainer styles and 6 rotating or non-rotating bits. Not only can rotating bits be quickly swapped out with non-rotating bits when applications or conditions change, non-rotating flat-spade bits can be indexed in up to 4 positions for maximum productivity. At tip end, proprietary point designs combine... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Foundation Drilling Tools feature quick change holders.

April 1, 2014

In addition to quick-change tool holders and tools, KF Series includes duo-cut and single-cut wall cutters, welding bar tools and teeth, modular pilot drills, and modular pilot drill holders. Series covers majority of core barrel applications and is suitable for all foundation drilling conditions, especially deep foundation of large-diameter bore holes. Also, tapered seating design provides... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Material Handling & Storage, Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment, Portable Tools

Quick-Change Block System maximizes uptime.

March 31, 2014

For surface mining and trenching machines, no-weld QC42 Quick Change Block System cuts time needed to change block from machine base from 60–90 min down to 10–15 min. System features 1070 spring steel retainer that provides added safety feature to keep unit together when not fully engaged from tapered press fit. Rubber bumper stops keep block from over-locking, while hardfaced block face... Read More